Academic Calendar at Ripon College

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2013-2014 Academic Calendar

First Semester

August 23, Friday – Faculty/staff opening meeting, 10:30 a.m.

August 24, Saturday – Residence halls open for new students, 9:00 a.m.; Matriculation Convocation, 3:00 p.m.

August 26, Monday – Residence halls open for returning students, 10:00 a.m.

August 27, Tuesday – Registration

August 28, Wednesday – Classes begin

September 14, Saturday – Family Weekend

September 17, Tuesday – Constitution and Citizenship Day

September 28, Saturday – Homecoming

October 18, Friday – Fall vacation begins, 5:00 p.m.

October 28, Monday – Classes resume

November 28, Thursday – Thanksgiving Day; classes suspended

November 29, Friday – Classes suspended; Commons and residence halls will be open

December 13, Friday – Last day of classes

December 16, Monday – Final examinations begin

December 18, Wednesday – Reading day

December 20, Friday – Last day of final examinations

Second Semester

January 19, Sunday – Residence halls open for all students, 12 noon

January 20, Monday – Registration

January 21, Tuesday – Classes begin

January 28, Tuesday – Founders’ Day Celebration, 11:15 a.m.

March 14, Friday – Spring vacation begins, 5:00 p.m.

March 24, Monday – Classes resume

April 23, Wednesday – Awards Convocation, 7:00 p.m.

May 6, Tuesday – Last day of classes

May 7, Wednesday – Reading day

May 8, Thursday – Final examinations begin

May 14, Wednesday – Last day of final examinations

May 18, Sunday – Commencement

May 19, Monday – Liberal Arts In Focus Program begins

June 6, Friday – Liberal Arts In Focus Program ends

 
Please Note: The Pickard Commons will be closed during the fall, midwinter and spring vacations. Residence halls will be closed during midwinter vacation but may remain open during fall and spring breaks if there is sufficient demand.

2014-2015 Academic Calendar

First Semester

First Semester July 28, Monday – Liberal Arts in Focus begins

August 16, Friday – Liberal Arts in Focus ends

August 22, Friday – Faculty/staff opening meeting, 10:30 a.m.

August 23, Saturday – Residence halls open for new students, 9:00 a.m.

August 25, Monday – Residence halls open for returning students, 9:00 a.m.

August 26, Tuesday – Registration

August 27, Wednesday – Classes begin

September 2, Tuesday – Matriculation Convocation, 11:15 a.m.

September 17, Tuesday – Constitution and Citizenship Day

September 26, Friday – Family Weekend begins

September 27, Saturday – Family Weekend concludes

September 27, Saturday – Homecoming

October 17, Friday – Fall vacation begins, 5:00 p.m.

October 27, Monday – Classes resume

November 27, Thursday – Thanksgiving Day; classes suspended

November 28, Friday – Classes suspended; Commons and residence halls will be open

December 12, Friday – Last day of classes

December 15, Monday – Final examinations begin

December 17, Wednesday – Reading day

December 19, Friday – Last day of final examinations

Second Semester

January 18, Sunday – Residence halls open for all students, 9:00 a.m.

January 19, Monday – Registration

January 20, Tuesday – Classes begin

January 27, Tuesday – Founders’ Day Celebration, 11:15 a.m.

March 13, Friday – Spring vacation begins, 5:00 p.m.

March 23, Monday – Classes resume

April 22, Wednesday – Awards Convocation, 7:00 p.m.

May 5, Tuesday – Last day of classes

May 6, Wednesday – Reading day

May 7, Thursday – Final examinations begin

May 13, Wednesday – Last day of final examinations

May 17, Sunday – Commencement

May 18, Monday – Liberal Arts in Focus begins

June 5, Friday – Liberal Arts in Focus ends